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Collier's from Whitechapel, Middlesex
« on: Tuesday 18 April 17 19:22 BST (UK) »
I am hoping someone can help, I am researching collier's who where silk weavers from the whitechapel area of Middlesex. William Collier married Mary Walker on the 3rd August at Saint Katherine by the Tower, so far I have found they have had 7 children one being William collier born 1722 who married Martha Lee. I am needing help finding William colliers birth I believe its around 1680's and is born in the whitechapel area. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Collier's from Whitechapel, Middlesex
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 18 April 17 19:42 BST (UK) »
As my wife was a Collier, looked into her relatives. We´ve got back to about 1765 at Shoreditch, James Collier & Elizabeth Mason who married 1785 in St. Matthew, Bethnal Green. In the presence of William Purser (Registrar?) and Elizabeth Collier. This line then moved to Bethnal Green. Most of the Colliers seem to be silk weavers & is a very difficult line to follow!

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Re: Collier's from Whitechapel, Middlesex
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 18 April 17 21:27 BST (UK) »
I seem to have got into difficulty with this William collier, like you say they were all silk weavers and my line has moved from Whitechapel, Shorditch and then onto Bethnal Green. It would be nice to find his birth.

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Re: Collier's from Whitechapel, Middlesex
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 18 April 17 22:47 BST (UK) »
I'm not sure if this is your man, but I have found a baptism for a William Collier, baptised on 1st July 1677.  Parents are William and Isabell.  Address is Townes End and the parish is St. Mary, Whitechapel.

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Re: Collier's from Whitechapel, Middlesex
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 20 April 17 20:24 BST (UK) »
Thank you, I will investigate this William and Isabel and see if they are the parents of my William

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Re: Collier's from Whitechapel, Middlesex
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 07:56 BST (UK) »
I am also researching my Collier family and am finding the line extremely difficult to follow.
 I have William Collier (1685-1700/1770) married Mary Walker (?1700/1785) in 1710.  Very curious though as this would make William very young to be married. 
I have also found that he may have married Mary White (1706/1779) in 1728 in Buckland nr Dover, Kent.  Again curious as the dates would show that Mary Walker was still alive when William married again.
I would appreciate any help with this family.